Neatorama Posts Tagged "fossils"
21 Mind-Blowing Now-Extinct Lifeforms...

[http://youtu.be/Okmj0xxpqxM] (YouTube link)As amazing as the different species of earth are, there were so many more that are no longer with us. In some cases, that’s fortunate for us, because many were huge and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/21-Mind-Blowing-Now-Extinct-Lifeforms/
Opalized Pine Cone...

(Photo: Opal Auctions)This beautiful fossil is a p...  ...New South Wales, Australia. Many plant and animal fossils

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/06/Opalized-Pine-Cone/
Newly Identified Dinosaur Species Named after the Little Girl Who Discovered It...

Four years ago, nine-year old Daisy Morris found a strange object on the beach on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of Britain. It was the fossilized pelvic girdle of a previously unknown species of flying reptile...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/21/Newly-Identified-Dinosaur-Species-Named-after-the-Little-Girl-Who-Discovered-It/
Fossil Birds with Four Wings...

Paleontologists in China have discovered ancient a...  ...s a team of Chinese scientists studying feathered fossils .That design didn't seem to work out too well for...  ...g, or catching prey is handy. Read more about the fossils at the Los Angeles Times. Link -via The Week (Im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/18/Fossil-Birds-with-Four-Wings/
Circuit Board Fossils and Other Amazing Sculptures by Peter McFarlane

It was hard to determine which of Peter McFarlane's pieces to feature because his entire gallery is filled with ingenious works like these. His particularly striking circuit board fossil sculptures are a commentary on "o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/09/Circuit-Board-Fossils-and-Other-Amazing-Sculptures-by-Peter-McFarlane/
Yutyrannus: the Feathered Tyrannosaur...

Chinese paleontologist Xing Xu and colleagues...  ...d another article about how the research on these fossils was done at The Loom. Link

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/04/yutyrannus-the-feathered-tyrannosaur/
Kraken or Krakpot?...

Of all invertebrates, the octopus is considered th...  ...amin comes in. “Charles Camp puzzled over these fossils in the 1950s,” said McMenamin. “In his papers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/12/kraken-or-krakpot/
Hothouse Earth...

The earth saw a mysterious episode of global warming 56 million years ago due to a surge of carbon into the atmosphere. Animals could walk from continent to continent and never see ice. That period is called PETM, or the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/23/hothouse-earth/
2 True and 2 False Origins of Tongue Twisters And Nursery Rhymes...

I don’t know about you guys, but I am fascin...  ...st. Mary Anning enjoyed collecting seashells and fossils ever since her dad taught her how to dig up fossils when she was a little girl. The duo then sold the...  ...scovering more and more dino skeletons, including fossils...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/29/2-true-and-2-false-origins-of-tongue-twisters-and-nursery-rhymes/
Big Brains? The Better to Smell You With!...

One way mammals are different from most animals is...  ...of smell. CT scans of 190-million-year-old mammal fossils indicate that much of the the brain growth was in...  ...smell. "We studied the outside features of these fossils for years," said Tim Rowe, professor in the Jacks...  ...til now, studying the bra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/20/big-brains-the-better-to-smell-you-with/




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